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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 TII5 lETHSRIPGE HERALD Frlrlay, Botember 18, HOME OF THE WEEK 1 1 I OJ NO CU1-920 UNIT 1IOMOGRAF COMPANY OF CANADA JO JARVIS STREET, TORONTO 1. ONTARIO. Please send me further details about how to obtain standard builder blueprints for Design No. CH-920 Or enclosed please find Sl.OO for which send me the new Design Book entitled "Third ban and Country Homes Designed For Canadians." Easy to build record cabinet NAME ADDRESS (Leth.) At first glance this very leresting duplex looks like modern Ranch home. Acluall I it is an Income Home with tw I practically identical Units Each has its own basemen with direct entrance from out side, and two separate fron I doors. Would make an ideal re j tirement home where a littli extra rental income would bt useful. While no garages are in I eluded, a two car unit could easily be added as indicated b. the dotted lines. Note that iii this case, the end windows as shown on the illustration woulc be eliminated (see Floor Plan) The Design is very suitable lot electric healing. By Isabella R, Young, F.R.H.S, r'ONTIiVUING on from last wee k, another popular plant is Rhododendron indicum or Azalea indica. These beauti- ful, slirubby house or green- house plants burst into bloom around the holiday season in many lovely colors. Filtered sunlight and a cool tempera- ture of around 55 to 60 degrees F. suits them ideally. Too high a temperature means too little bloom. Azaleas are very thirsty plants and sometimes require several waterings a day. A plant to rot. Gradually de- crease the amount of watei given until the leaves have dried up and the plant is in resting stage. Put in a cool basement and water just enough to prevent shrivelling. During the end of August or beginning of September bring to the light and repot in a mix- ture of three parts loam, one part sand and one part peat moss, with the addition of some charcoal and bonemeal. Set the corm so it is one-half thorough soaking once a week exposed and for best results in a pan or the sink will ensure that all feeder roots are moist- ened. When flowering has ceased repot in a mixture of equal parts of loam and peat moss, adding a little sand for better drainage. Keep in lots of light at a temperature of 45 to 50 degrees F. applying water only keep potbound. The potted chrysanthemum probably requires less care than the other plants mention- ed. Chrysanthemums require good light, cool conditions and under watering, rather than overwatering. As long as wilt- tag doesn't occur the plant is receiving sufficient moisture. when the soU becomes dry. two different types light misting over daily isjof chrysanthemums the beneficial. When all danger i greenhouse and the hardy, out- frost is over, set pot and all i door vanetJ'. The latter, if envelope to Mrs. f. R. Young, tile 'all. Greenhouse mums, af- ter flowering, are cut down t three inches and then given only sufficient moisture to keep them from drying out. Fertilize once a month. As soon as frost has passed sink the pot in the garden in a protected place, watering when required. Bring in before a frost and put in a sunny window. Fertilize as soon as the buds start to show. Mrs. J. My Rubber Plant is getting so tall. Would it be possible to cut the top off? Ans. Your Rubber Plant will branch out if the top is cut off. You could spray each leaf joint with Gibrel to help the new shoots come out. At this time I would like to wish all readers of this col- nnn, my friends and fellow gardeners a very Merry Christ- "nas. All questions should be sent with self-addressed, stamped Everyone who enjoys records will appreciate the convenience of this easy to build cabinet. While compact in size, it pro- vides an unusual amount of storage space for 7, 10, and 12" records. This sliding door cabinet is unique in that it can be built from one of the very newest materials, a handsome easy to work hardboard made of com- pressed wood chips. Whether painted lo match trim in room, or stained lo blend with other furniture, the material is easy to finish and requires nothing more than occasional waxing and polishing. The cabinet stands 33'' high. 14" deep, and 24" wide. It can be made at home at about one- fourth the price if purchased ready-made. To save time and money, the pattern contains a shopping list of materials that tells what to buy and where each is used. Assembly i n s fractions are clearly written so the amateur can do the job with no previous woodworking c x p c r i e nee. While only the simplest of tools are needed this is the kind of cabinet work that develops a real interest in power tools. An electric hand or table saw per- mits assembling this project in I one evening. i The cabinet illustrated is one I of over 300 attractive items j you can make in your spare 1 time. Doing it yourself not only saves money which can be spent on a vacation or other essential needs, but also pro- vides a hobby that's top rate entertainment. So why not join the millions who now find pat- terns not only provide relaxa- tion, peace of mind, but also and economic solution to costly furnishing problems. Send in cash, cheque or money to Carpentry Depl, The Letlibridge Herald Box 806 Adelaide St. P.O., Toronto 1, Ont. for pattern No. 436. Editor's Note The Her aid does not handle Hies blueprints and it is neccssar; to send requests for them t the above address in Toronto Please write the address as printed. (Copyright Toronto Star Syndicate.) That basement holds challenge DOWN PAYMENT PAYMENTS TILL ON SALE SATURDAY ONLY LADIES' PARTY DRESSES Incomplete size range. 2 groups to choose from. GROUP I ff, A mm CROUP 2 Reg. Woolco Reg. Woolca Price lo 25.95. SPECIAL Price 19.95 lo 23.95 SPECIAL LADIES' PARTY PANT DRESSES Incomplete size range. Reg. Woolco Price 24.95 to 27.95. SPECIAL 1.99 AVE .74 GIRLS' SUP AND BRIEF SET Antran and Nylon. While. Pink, Blue. Sites S lo 14. Reg. Wooko Price 2.73. SALE FROM THE PAINT DEFT. SAVE 1.29 ROXALIN CHRISTMAS SPRAY PAINT Colors Include Pale Gold, Silver, Block, An- tique Gold. 14-oz. size. Reg. Woolco Price 1.39. SALE for SAVE SAMSON DOMINION KETTIES quart stainless steet keNles. Automatic if defile boils dry. One -year replace- ment guarantee, Reg. Wooko Price 7.99. SALE WOOLCO PHARMACY OPERATED BY JACK AUSTIN PHARMACY (AITA.J LTD. A Division of the Dominion Citrus Co. Ltd. GIFT SET Home handymen can find appiness in a new house! Most will head for the un- finished basement area bent on undertaking improvement projects. Since the space is unclutter- ed, t h e project can move and quickly. In smootblv For one basement finishing project the family planned to conceal heating equipment, laundry facilities and storage areas. That still left a large L shaped area for the spacious recreation room. outside in the ground in a semi- i Panted outside in the garden i 3C20 Centre B St. I most cases nlannin" is 'a ke' shaded position. Water when I "ill produce flowers again in! 43. ____ facton required and give a soluble tilizer every two weeks. It is! important that azaleas be ex- posed to outdoor conditions during the summer to help set the buds. Prune back any long shoots to keep the plant com- pact. Bring in before a frost, repot in a slightly larger con- tainer and put in a cool room. Follow directions for care as previously mentioned. Cyclamen persicum is a fa- vorite at this time of the year. These are slow growing, taking approximately 15 months Suspended acoustical panels rec room answer _ A suspended acoustical ceil-. Dimensions may vary from! are installed at right ing installs quickly easily and wall to wall. Then draw a the length of the room' helps a do-it-yourselfer put new I sketch to determine which pan- luxury in any room. j el arrangement gives the most To modernize a room, the', pleasing appearance. When i new ce'l'nS be lowered ,nf I to any height or A long, narrow room can ap- Bauaiias Grow Hue Herb Plan ighting point g to at this produce a large plant. purchasing a plant do not se- lo lleiSht or carl be in- Pear larger and more nearly lect one that has only an enor-1 within two inches of the square if rectangular panels mous amount of flower out in i existLnS ceiling. full bloom. Look through the j In a basement game-room. leaves to find one that is full j for example, the suspended of lower buds around the base ceiling can cover overhead j of the leaves. A bright light I plumbing, wiring and duct- (not direct sunlight) and a day! work. The existing ceiling does p temperature of CO to 65 degrees i not even have to be level, and j h -Banallas come from a huge j F. and around 50 to 55 degrees! panels can be cut with a knife. j! ls F. at night is essential to help! No preliminary carpentry I open the buds and keep the is needed. if has fnnted, and comes up leaves from yellowing. Give i Panels are supported by i lots of water but avoid getting j connecting m a a I [raining: season. the c r o w n wet as stem rot members that fasten together could occur. Cyclamen flowers! to form a grid svstem. The are pink, white or red, with! grid is supported" by 'heavv some being fringed or scented. gauge wires attached to the I The flowers last longer (six to I ceiling above eight weeks) if kept at a tan-j Tho lightweight, available in several decora- tive patterns and sizes. Plus new beauty, the system rr i i i UtllCt, oil at, the base with a Acoustical mncls ih.vu-h quick jerk from the corn. This i will ensure that no stem ends! lhc uVwi's" will rot, causing the rest of the i faiuu-ia. WOR1D ALMANAC FACTS Glare-free lighting panels take the place of acoustical panels in the grid and are available in flat lighting or prismatic patterns. Two-tube fluorescent fixtures are sus- pended a hove the translu- cent panels After amount simply: Nail L-shaped wall angles to the sidewalk being certain each is level. e Fasten suspension wires to the existing ceiling or joists w i h screw-eyes and crimp wires along a guide wire An attractive stairway was designed to hide the furnace and water heater, ft bring guests down into a informa relaxation area. The main portion of the roon has space for the children t play on rainy days. A ping pong table also is available. The "foot" of the area was used as an adul recreation area. A pool table is the centre of attraction here. Jf a large party is planned the ping-pong table can be fold- ed up and additional chairs brought in for guests. An informal decor was es- tablished by combining light and dark panelling. The lighter tone was used in the main area of the hasement, the darker tone in I he adult area around the pool table. Construction went quickly because the panels were easily j attached to fun-ing strips. Anil determining the j though panelling has the look ol materials needed, and feel of wood, Ihis plastic- finished hardboard can be damp-wiped clean. A suspended acoustical ceil- ing minimized noise. Floor- ing with an imitation brick de- sign blends in with the infor- mal mood of the basement. Stained beams add character perature of about 60 degrees P. After the plant has finished blooming, remove the (I e a d flowers lit.- Measure the room carefully. If you plan to build cell Pustaseri Construction Ltd. "Wo Specialise in Cu-forn Cuili 727 8th Street S. Phono 327-7663, AUX PUSTAStKI von BUY 10? llff li'.ii-. tin stretched between wall angles for accuracy. I Co mice I -.vires at Ihc j mniped point crirt numbers I i whicli arft fastened togclhor and put panels into place. I Panels can also be lifted nut easy nrco.-.'i In Vires and plumbing- AnciciH aihm'jjl, to the basement. Recess- ed spotlights provide plenty of i I 1 u m i n atioh. Accessories in each area complement the low- key theme. Today projects are under- lay lo bring back (he elec- tric automobile because of increasing Mr pollution.' 7hn World Almanac recalls that the .first electric coc Was built in 1892 by Morri- son Schmidt in 'DCS Moines, Iowa. Powered storaee.baUery cells, Ih'o ifoipr-liorsepowcr car oar- 3'icd K! people nl. a speed of. An iirilus has been in KK. lencc for least UK) million years, wii.li traces nf Ihc illness having been found in the skdc- Ion of -A Xcjimipi-lh.-il man dal- fvnin arniitid [i.e. ;iml rlincr.3111-. nf I ho H'OKK OF MAN'V More Mian skilled workers h.ivn part in malcini; an aver- a so pair of from !lu> lime I hi' is ti'hiDH'd until lip appcai mi ijic o! .Prolccl, eyes mill liogglcs In snow, sun SAVE .66 CHILDREN'S AND JUNIORS- FELT INSOLE LINERS Sizes 5 to 13 and 1 to 3. Reg. Woolco Price 2.66. SALE SAVE 2.20 MEN'S SIMULATED SEALSKIN BOOTS 8" boots. Sizes 7 to 11. Reg. Woolco Price 20.97. SALE 18.77 17.99 SAVE 6.98 ELECTRIC TRAIN SET Bachmonn "N" scale set. 8-wheel drive locomotive and operating headlight, 5 cars, transformer and track included in set. Reg. Woolco Price 24.97. SAtE SAVE 7.07 PIN BALL MACHINES Hours of fun for all ages. An ideal Christmas gift. Reg. Woolco ft A A Price 15.95. SPECIAL CS.110 SAVE i.o3 PHOTO ALBUMS 10 pages io keep your Christmas pictures in. Reg. Woolco Price 3.47. SAtE 5 oz. dusting powder and 3 oz. cologne In Spellbound or Corsage fragrance. Reg. Wooko Price 2.49. SAVE .70 MEN'S CORDUROY GORE SLIPPERS Brown, Gold. Sizes 7 10 12. Reg. Woolco ft. Price 3.67. SALE MAKE IT SNOW Set the scene with snow. Use it on windows and mirrors. 6 oz. size. Reg. Woolco Price .54. SALE SAVE 1.96 MEN'S CASUAL SLACKS Permanent press fabric. Soil release Cotton Dacron. All around belt loops. Brown, Grey, Black, Olive Green. Sizes 30 to 44. Reg. Woolco Price 7.95. SALE SAVE 1.55 MEN'S LOUNGING GOWNS Permanent press. Ideal for your man on Christmas morning. All around belt. Assorted solid colors and plaids. Sizes S.M.L.XL, Reg. Woolco Price .47 .99 SAVE BABY GO BYE-BYE Complete with her own little car that you program fo go where you want her fo go. Reg. VVooko 4 A P- 12.86 SALE SATURDAY 3 P.M. TIME SPECIAL (ONE HOUR ONLY) SPIRO FOIL An educational design drawing toy. Reg. Woolco If it. is t'lcar ami .sunny, rc- nf lemp'.TaUiri'. the sunshine will hr minified by j tho stum MI nuikr .MJIT you gf'L'.Jilf.-r. or a l-jchcd in your helmet if you're otiouinobiling. In wet, snowy weather make sure your clothing is water- j proof and fits snugly af, wrists j .'nul Front, xippcrs iuivo ovcrkips lo keep out flying ASSORTED ORNAMENTS SATURDAY 10 A.M. TIME SPECIAL (ONE HOUR ONLY) ASSORTED WREATHS IntlurJet liolly willi Rod hollies. Rca. Woolco Price .99 fo 3.99 Selection includes novelly onia- menls, garlands oncl rnsorlcd decorations. Reg. Woolco Price .77 lo 1.27 SALE A for I Open Mondoy, Tiipstloy and Wednesday 9 n.m. lo 6 run.i Thursday and Friday 9 a.m, lo 9 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ;